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Is This Thing Cursed?

Alkaline Trio

Is This Thing Cursed?

Ninth studio album from the Illinois pop punk trio, produced by Cameron Webb

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  1. 9.2 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Pop-punk perfection from front to back. It’s the last piece of evidence needed to cement Alkaline Trio as legends.
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  2. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    You can argue that it doesn’t break new musical ground, and you can keep your noses upturned if you like, but with consummate poise Alkaline Trio have cemented their reputation as this genre’s premier songwriters
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    It's a punch to the gut you didn't know you needed
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  4. 8.0 |   Clash

    A stunning return packed with invention and a sense of purpose
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  5. 7.0 |   All Music

    At its boisterous best, Cursed soars with the trademark harmonies of Matt Skiba and Dan Andriano, popping with an energy that recalls past peaks like 2000's Maybe I'll Catch Fire and 2001's From Here to Infirmary
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  6. 7.0 |   Punk News

    It’s clear Alkaline Trio are enjoying playing as a group again resulting in Is This Thing Cursed? being one of their loosest efforts to date
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  7. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Alkaline Trio diehards will find themselves, by turns, nostalgic for what came before and thrilled by what they hear now on Is This Thing Cursed?
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